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Safety Construction Orientation Training (SFTY 1213)

The Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association and SIAST offer the Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) course. Individuals seeking employment in the construction industry are strongly encouraged to acquire this certification, which is required on most large government and private construction sites.

The CSTS program is an interactive video computer system designed to train you in the basics of construction safety. It is a performance-based program that requires 100% mastery of the 12 lessons (listed below), which take approximately 5 hours to complete. The program is divided into lessons and topics. Students can repeat any topic as often as required. Each lesson consists of a study, check and test section. Training can be completed on a flexible schedule. It is easy to use, easy to understand, affordable and accessible.

  1. The Law At Work
  2. Workplace Hazards
  3. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  4. Personal Physical Care
  5. Housekeeping
  6. Ladders and Scaffolding
  7. Machinery, Tools and Equipment
  8. Mobile Equipment
  9. Excavating & Trenching
  10. Emergency Response
  11. WHMIS
  12. Environmental Factors

Training and presentations can be readily provided to a variety of audiences within the construction industry. For more information contact Faye at (306) 659-4195

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SIAST is Saskatchewan's primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training. A member of Polytechnics Canada, SIAST's programs range from certificates to degrees. The institution serves 26,000 distinct students through campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities.